HMS Pathfinder


HMS Pathfinder

Two ships of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS "Pathfinder".

* "Pathfinder", launched in 1904, was a light cruiser, the lead ship of her class. She was sunk at the start of World War I by "U-21", becoming the first ship to ever be sunk by a torpedo fired by submarine.
*"Pathfinder" (G10), launched in 1941, was a P-class destroyer. She served in World War II, sank the German submarines "U-162" and "U-203", and was rendered a constructive loss by air attack off Ramree Island, Burma on February 11, 1945, she was finally broken up at Milford Haven in November 1948.


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